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The True Nature of Transients
External Online Source: doi:10.1038/s41550-016-0008
Author and Affiliation:
Cenko, S. Bradley(NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States)
Abstract: Early observations of the flaring object ASASSN-15lh led astronomers to cast it as the most luminous supernova ever. Now, convincing evidence indicates that this object is not as it seemed. In fact, fitting it into any known box is a challenge.
Publication Date: Jan 04, 2017
Document ID:
20170011573
(Acquired Dec 15, 2017)
Subject Category: ASTROPHYSICS
Report/Patent Number: GSFC-E-DAA-TN50142
Document Type: Journal Article
Publication Information: Nature Astronomy; p. 8; (e-ISSN 2397-3366); 1; 1
Publisher Information: Nature Publishing Group
Financial Sponsor: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; Greenbelt, MD, United States
Organization Source: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; Greenbelt, MD, United States
Description: 2p; In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: Copyright
NASA Terms: TIDAL DISRUPTION FLARES; BLACK HOLES (ASTRONOMY); LUMINOSITY; SUPERNOVAE; GALACTIC STRUCTURE; SKY SURVEYS (ASTRONOMY); SUPERMASSIVE STARS; STELLAR PHYSICS
Availability Source: Other Sources
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